A is for airplanes, airports, and Atlanta, where (both times) I just barely made the connecting flight to and from Dallas. The airplanes were fun; the airports, not so much.
B is for bags: two of them.
C is for comfortable shoes, for which I was grateful.
D is for drizzle, which is what we had Thursday. Also for Dawn doing drill (Swedish).
E is for enthusiasm.
F is for fangirls, and not the kind you'd think.
G is for gravy and biscuits. Also for group photos.
H is for hayride and campfire. Also harmony, four-part.
I is for Instagram, where you can see people's #heartofao2016 photos.
J is for joyfully hugging hello.
K is for keys.
L is for long walks and lineups, but you don't mind those when there's interesting company.
M is for music, and Megan Hoyt's new book about it, which I didn't manage to get a copy of at the conference, but it's on the list.
N is for nature study, sometimes unintended.
O is for organized.
P is for PrimePeriwinkle, who is blogging her way through the conference. Also Prufrock...no, Plutarch...no, Prufrock, I meant Prufrock.
Q is for quiet. It wasn't, much, except for early in the morning and late at night.
R is for ready for business.
S is for swag bags, over 200 of them, filled by our crack team of helpers including one under the age of three.
T is for Texas, as in, deep in the heart of.
U is for umbrellas, which Kathy thoughtfully brought along for the
V is for van service, which is how I got home from the Toronto airport.
W, X is for WaXahachie. Also for Wristbands.
Y is for y'all.
Z is for Ziploc bags, to keep your socks and everything else organized.